Sep 9

What’s Good & Growing on campus?

September 9, 2013

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

 

 

Presented by: UIC Centers for Cultural Understanding & Social Change and Heritage Garden Student Task Force

Join the UIC Heritage Garden Student Task Force for a day filled with guided tours of the garden satellite sites, recipe collecting and storytelling, cooking demonstrations, and dance and poetry performances. Also, check out UIC resources working on environmental and cultural sustainability.

SCHEDULE:

• 11am – 12noon

Latino Cultural Center (LCC) – Share stories and recipes. Learn more about the UIC Heritage Garden, watch our photographic journey, and taste some salsa! Location: LCC – Lecture Center B2

Garden Tour – See our four satellites! Tour led by student interns. Location: Outside Lecture Center B2

Asian American Resource and Cultural Center (AARCC) – Receive garden information, and pick up free butterfly-shaped seed paper to plant yourself! Quantities limited. Location: Outside Taft Hall

• 12noon – 1pm

Asian American Resource and Cultural Center (AARCC) – Receive garden information, and pick up free butterfly-shaped seed paper to plant yourself! Quantities limited. Location: Outside Taft Hall

Kalpuli Nahualli Dance Group – Mazehual dancers will share their traditions that promote harmony, balance, and spiritual well-being. Location: UIC Quad

• 1pm – 2pm

Latino Cultural Center (LCC) – Share stories and recipes. Learn more about the UIC Heritage Garden, watch our photographic journey, and taste some salsa! Location: LCC – Lecture Center B2

Garden Tour – See our four satellites! Tour led by student interns. Location: Outside Lecture Center B2

Women’s Leadership & Resource Center and the Counseling Center – Be part of an activity to nurture and replenish yourself through gardening and nature. Location: Library Quad Garden Satellite

• 2pm – 3pm

Kuumba Lynx – Spoken word artists who bust the “isms” that exist in their communities. Location: UIC Quad Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) – Tastings and stories on how LGBTQ communities come together around food. Location: Outside BSB

Women’s Leadership & Resource Center and the Counseling Center – Be part of an activity to nurture and replenish yourself through gardening and nature. Location: Library Quad Garden Satellite

• 3pm – 4pm

Chef Tsadakeeyah – Cooking demonstration and sampling of vegan soul food prepared with fresh ingredients from the Heritage Garden Satellite sites! Location: UIC Quad

Garden Tour – See our four satellites! Tour led by student interns. Location: Outside Lecture Center B2 4pm – 5pm

Latin American and Latino Studies Program (LALS) – MeztiSoy Food Market shares community knowledge of medicinal and edible herbs. Location: Outside Lecture Center B2

Garden Tour – See our four satellites! Tour led by student interns. Location: Outside Lecture Center B2

African-American Cultural Center (AACC) – Share stories about a favorite dish a loved one made, recipes that you can’t live without, or steps that you take in maintaining your culture and taking care of the environment. Location: Outside Addams Hall

• 5pm – 6pm

Elephant Rebellion – Slam poetry performance that promotes social justice and youth empowerment. Location: UIC Quad


This is a project of the UIC Heritage Garden Student Task Force and Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change with funding by the UIC Green Fee.

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Poster: What’s Good & Growing on campus? [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607

Co-sponsors: UIC Office of Student Affairs, Office of Diversity, Honors College, Office of Sustainability, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, and the Student Activities Funding Committee

Contact

Rosa Cabrera
3129963095

Date posted

Jun 26, 2018

Date updated

Jun 26, 2018